Look at that! Round Rock takes a 4-0 lead (three runs in the first) and rides it out for a 4-1 win. Shane Loux improved to 3-11 after 6IP, 4H/1ER, 3K:1BB. Chris Sampson (who is the Express' seventh-inning guy, apparently), Roy Corcoran, and Casey Daigle allowed 6H/0ER, 1K:0BB in 3IP of relief. Jack Shuck was 2x4 with a double and a triple, and Oswaldo Navarro was 2x4. Chris Shelton hit a three-run bomb in the 1st, and Brian Bogusevic provided the other RBI.
Man of the Match: Chris Shelton
Corpus played a tight game until the 7th, when they broke out for five runs through the end of the game, beating Midland 7-1. Henry Villar threw 7IP, 5H/1ER, 2K:3BB, and Jared Wells (1H, 2BB) and Arcenio Leon (1BB) closed it out. Lots of hits for the Hooks last night, and each of the top four spots in the lineup had two hits each (Parejo - BB, 2RBI; Cartwright - 2RBI; Martinez; Clemens) as did Jimmy Van Ostrand (RBI) and Federico Hernandez. In his last ten games, J.D. Martinez has hit .387/.525/.548.
Man of the Match: All the offense, and Henry Villar
The JetHawks got seven in the 6th and thus won 7-3 over Lake Elsinore. Ross Seaton - the human yo-yo - allowed 4H/2ER, 3K:1BB in 7IP, with three groundouts and fifteen flyouts. Brian Wabick allowed 2H/1ER, 1K:3BB in 2IP. John Curtis continued his recent streak of domination, going 3x4 with two doubles and 2RBI. Andy Simunic was 2x4 with a double and an RBI. Brandon Barnes hit his 22nd homer - a three-run shot.
Man of the Match: John Curtis (11x15 in his last three games)
Rough night for the bullpen, as Delmarva scored eight runs in innings 6-8, turning a 1-1 game into a 9-1 win. Jose Cisnero threw 6IP, 3H/3ER, 7K:1BB. Brad Dydalewicz allowed 2H/4R (1ER), 2K:1BB in 1IP, and Mike Schurz gave up 2H/2ER, 2K:1BB in 1IP. The Legends also only had three hits - Grant Hogue, Jimmy Paredes, and Jonathan Meyer, with Paredes and Jiovanni Mier drawing walks.
Man of the Match: Jimmy Paredes
Tri-City had a 1-0 lead, but State College edged out the ValleyCats 2-1. Jake Buchanan allowed both runs on 5H in 5.1IP; Alex Sogard threw 2.1IP, 2H/0ER, 3K:1BB. Murillo Gouvea struck out the final batter of the game. The ValleyCats only got four hits on the night - two from Oscar Figueroa and one from Adam Bailey, and a triple from Dan Adamson. Ben Orloff drew two walks.
Man of the Match: Ben Orloff (two walks + SB)
Greeneville was up 4-1 going into the bottom of the eight, and Princeton managed to send it into extra innings. Chris Wallace got the game-winner with an RBI single by Chris Wallace, scoring Jhonny Medrano - who led off the inning with a walk. Gastros win 5-4. Euris Quezada threw 7IP, 3H/1ER, 3K:3BB, Travis Smink gave up 2H/1ER without recording an out, leaving the bases loaded for Ryan Cole in the 8th, who got out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam before getting into his own trouble, and giving up the two runs in the 9th (aided by Brian Streilein). Streilein threw the final 4IP, giving up 1H/0ER, 4K:1BB. The Gastros were 3x18 w/RISP, but pounded out 15 hits. Hector Rodriguez was 3x5, and Pedro Feliz, Ryan Humphrey, Jhonny Medrano, Chris Wallace, and Emilio King had two hits each. Chris Wallace hit his 10th homer of the year, and added another RBI on a sac fly.
Man of the Match: Marcus Nidiffer.